Fall, 2007

Taught by Bernie Dodge, Marcie Bober, and Karl Richter

Update and extend your skills with these special one-unit seminars. Each course includes an online component for discussions and questions between class sessions as well as an extensive list of readings and resources for later use. Kick start your professional development with these fun and challenging courses.

Up to six units of EDTEC 700 may be applied to a Masters degree in Educational Technology.

Current matriculated SDSU students can register via the web portal. Be aware of the add/drop deadlines as you will not be allowed to register for any class after the deadline. Not taking classes now at SDSU? No problem. Come to the first class and register through Open University (campus students only) Cost for each class through Open University is $197. If interested in online sections, go to the College of Extended Studies for registration information.

Attendance requirements: Students will be expected to participate in all scheduled class hours to receive full credit. Students will need a cable or DSL internet connection. In addition, a headset/mic is strongly recommended. All times listed below are Pacific (Daylight Savings).

EDTEC 700 Section 1: Educational Podcasting & Vodcasting
2 Saturdays: Sept 15 & Sept 29. 8:30am to 4:30pm.
This class will be offered on campus only.
Room: North Educaton 271

Podcasting in both audio and video forms have become established as exciting media with great educational potential. How can you use it in K-12 and corporate settings? What tools and formats are appropriate? We'll design, create and disseminate our own audio and video podcasts and tell the world our stories.

Instructor: Bernie Dodge




EDTEC 700 Section 2: GPS, Geotags,  Google Earth  for Learning
2 Saturdays: Oct 13 and Oct 27. 8:30am to 4:30pm.
This class will be offered on campus only. Room: North Education 271

The last year has seen an explosion of new online tools that allow us to
attach information to specific locations. Learn about geocaching, geotagging, and geo-you-name-it as ways to enliven the teaching of history, math, language arts and (of course) geography, as well how to organize your
photos and data geographically.

Instructor: Bernie Dodge

EDTEC 700 Section 1: Surveys: Design and Use
This class will be offered on distance only. CANCELLED
Dates: Sept. 15 and Sept. 29

Surveys allow us to capture critical data (from staff, managers, clients/customers, and more) that can improve organizational performance. Learn the ins and outs of good survey design (whether delivered traditionally or online), basic data analysis techniques, and strategies for writing informative but reader-friendly reports that improve the decisions you and your colleagues make as well as the actions you and your colleagues take.

Instructor: Marcie Bober

EDTEC 700 Section 2: Blogs, Wikis and Collaborative Learning CANCELLED
This class will be offered on distance only.
Dates: Nov. 3 and Nov. 17

Learn how to use free web-based tools as vehicles for knowledge construction and cooperative learning. Topics and possibilities include using a blogs or wikis as collaborative exercises, as an electronic portfolio, or knowledge base.

Instructor: Karl Richter

Visit the Class Blog for more details.


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Coming soon: Spring 08